Soliz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Soliz family. The original bearer of the name Soliz, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain. In Spain, hereditary surnames were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Soliz family originally lived in any of the numerous village and towns named Soler. This place-name is derived from the word "soler," which means "site" or "plot" and it is ultimately derived from the Late Latin word "solarium," which means "bottom" or "ground."
Early Origins of the Soliz family
The surname Soliz was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
Early History of the Soliz family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Soliz research. Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1074 and 1469 are included under the topic Early Soliz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Soliz Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Solís, de Solís, Solis, de Solis, Soliz, Soler, Solé, de Solé, Sole, de Sole, Solano, Sol, de Sol, del Sol, Sols, Soles, Solares and many more.
Early Notables of the Soliz family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Isabel de Solís, a fourteenth century noblewoman who was taken captive by the Muslims of Granada. She converted to Islam, took the name Zoraya, then married the King, Abulhassan. The Tower of La Cautiva ("The Captive"), which still stands inside the Alhambra palace in Granada, was named for Isabel de Solís. Also of note were seventeenth century Spanish historian and...
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Soliz migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Soliz Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Lazar Soliz, aged 12, who immigrated to the United States from Serzia, in 1904
- Carma Soliz, aged 25, who landed in America from La Paz, Boliva, in 1910
- Thomas Soliz, aged 35, who immigrated to the United States, in 1919
- Tomas Soliz, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1919
- Emando Soliz, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1920
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Contemporary Notables of the name Soliz (post 1700) +
- Rick Soliz, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Texas State Board of Education 8th District, 2012 
- Oscar Soliz, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000, 2004; Member of Democratic National Committee from Texas, 2004 
- Manny Soliz (b. 1963), American professional baseball player
- Steven Soliz Jr. (b. 1971), American Major League Baseball bullpen coach
- Nelvin Soliz (b. 1979), Bolivian footballer
- Hermán Soliz (b. 1982), Bolivian football defender
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